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Calendar of Events

The cities and towns of Williamson and Maury Counties enjoy a good celebration and have lots to offer its residents and visitors. This is just a sampling of some of the many events you can find taking place. In case of changes or updates, please check the time, date and location before attending the event.

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June 1

Columbia Farmers Market
Riverwalk Park Pavilion, 102 Riverside Drive, Columbia

8am - 12pm

Visit the Farmers Market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to explore products from a variety of local farmers, artisans, florists, and much more! Click here for more info!

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June 1

Nolensville Farmers Market
7248 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville

8am - 12pm

Visit the Nolensville Farmers Market every Saturday morning for organic and naturally grown produce, several varieties of meat, baked goods, farm fresh eggs, crafts, and food trucks! Click here for more info!

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June 1

The Franklin Farmers Market
230 Franklin Rd, Franklin

8am - 1pm

From produce, fruit and dairy to baked goods and meats, you’ll find delicious fresh food at the Franklin Farmers Market behind the Factory at Franklin. The market runs year-round, every Saturday. Click here for more info!

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June 1

Touch a Truck
Haylong Avenue, Mount Pleasant

10am - 1pm

Get up close, touch, and even climb aboard a diverse array of trucks, from fire engines and construction vehicles to police cars and more. From truck-themed games to story time themed with trucks, there's something for everyone. This event is perfect for families, friends, and truck enthusiasts of all ages. Click here for more info!

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June 1

Hill Fest
Fischer Park at Port Royal, 4285 Port Royal Road, Spring Hill

2pm - 7pm

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June 1

Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute
Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave, Franklin

7pm - 9pm

The Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Spring Hill is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Hill Fest! The theme this year is “Carnival!” Hill Fest is a FREE event for all ages. Highlights this year include carnival rides, inflatables and circus performers! We will have games and prizes, balloon artists, face painters and food trucks. We will end the event with a daytime fireworks show. Click here for more info!

Sail On plays all of the Beach Boys’ classic hits, plus some treasures from the band’s brilliant extended catalog, recreating the soundtrack to an Endless Summer completely live and in rich detail. You’ll hear the band’s greatest hits like “Little Deuce Coupe,” “409,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Good Vibrations,” “Barbara Ann,” “Surfin’ USA,” and “California Girls” plus so many more! Tickets available online. Click here for more info!

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June 6-9

CMA Fest
Downtown Nashville

Get ready for amazing live performances, meet and greets, exclusive artist experiences, and more! Hundreds of artists perform for free to help fund the CMA Foundation's mission of enriching music education programs across the country. Click here for more info!

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June 7

Wayfinding Art at Gateway Island
Gateway Island and Reception Center, 1875 W. College Street, Murfreesboro

1pm - 3pm

The Murfreesboro Cultural Arts Department invites you to have a part in decorating our greenways. Join us this summer to add your own chalk master piece. Free for all ages! Click here for more info!

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June 7

Columbia First Fridays
Downtown Columbia

5pm - 8pm

Experience shopping, dining, live music, and more on the streets of downtown Columbia. Access free public parking lots at 700 N. Garden St, 202 W. 6th St, and 119 E 7th St. A shuttle bus is available throughout the entirety of the event rotating between Columbia Plaza and Downtown every 15 minutes at 415 W 7th St. Click here for more info!

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June 7

Eagleville First Fridays
Downtown Eagleville

5pm - 8pm

Head to downtown Eagleville on the first Friday of the month for food trucks, merchants, restaurants and live music. Click here for more info!

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June 7

Franklin First Friday Art Scene Art Crawl
Franklin Main Street, Franklin

6pm - 9pm

A free event, Art Crawl celebrates local craftsmanship and is held the first Friday of each month at businesses and venues throughout downtown Franklin. Click here for more info!

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June 7-8

The Homestead Festival 2024
Rory Feek's Historic Farm, 4765 Hardison Mill Road, Columbia

The third annual Homestead Festival combines music with meaningful experiences, alongside world-class teachers focused on inspiring people to build sustainable lives filled with meaning and purpose. The Festival includes daytime talks, demonstrations, vendor shopping, a kids area with interactive activities, and evening musical performances. Click here for more info!

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June 8

GraceWorks Super Sale Saturday
104 Southeast Parkway, Suite 100, Franklin

GraceWorks provides one day per month where all things in our thrift store can be affordable to anyone. Visit us every second Saturday of the month to claim 50% off on everything! Click here for more info!

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June 8

Rutherford County Youth Fishing Event
Percy Priest WMA Unit 1 Pond, 381 Old Jones Mill Road, Lavergne

7am - 10am

June 8th is the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency’s (TWRA) free fishing day. Ages 16 and under, must bring your own supplies. Click here for more info!

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June 8

Veteran's Memorial Park Free Fishing Day
Veteran’s Memorial Park, Black Pine Road, Fairview

7am - 12pm

June 8th is the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency’s (TWRA) free fishing day. Ages 16 and under, must bring your own supplies. Lunch provided – and grab a ticket upon arrival for prizes! Click here for more info!

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June 8

Family Geocaching Day
Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Road South, Brentwood

9am - 3pm

Come to Owl's Hill for a day of family fun and exploration! Geocaches are hidden in containers that can be found using a GPS or smartphone. Head out on our kid-friendly course set up with caches ready to be found. No experience necessary! Cost is $10 per adult, $8 per child, and free for children four and under. Click here for more info!

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June 8

Pickin' in the Park
Harvey Park, 4001 Miles Johnson Pkwy, Spring Hill

5pm - 7pm

Pickin’ in the Park is a free community live music event for all ages. This month’s Pickin’ in the Park will feature wonderful musicians and a fantastic food truck! Click here for more info!

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June 8

Simply Smyrna Celebration
101 Front Street, Smyrna

5pm - 9:30pm

Mark your calendar for the annual Carpe Artista event that celebrates Arts & Culture in Rutherford County, TN. Head to Front Street of the Depot District in Smyrna to kick off summer and enjoy an evening of great music, food, cultural experiences, creativity & more! Click here for more info!

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June 14

Downtown After 5
120 E Main Street, Murfreesboro

5pm - 8pm

Enjoy a beautiful evening walking through historical downtown Murfreesboro supporting small businesses and exploring the Boro Art Crawl. You’ll find unique gifts, clothes, and delicious food and drinks for a late night of shopping downtown! Click here for more info!

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June 15

Franklin Family Splash & Dash
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin

On your mark, get set, splash! Registration is now open for the inaugural Franklin Family Splash & Dash. This community event will feature a running and biking portion with an optional float down the Harpeth River. It will start and end at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm. Click here for more info!

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June 15-16

Franklin Flea Market
Williamson County Agricultural EXPO Park, 4215 Long Lane, Franklin

Saturday 9am - 6pm

Sunday 10am - 4pm

The Franklin Flea Market is your chance to find treasures old and new. Shop over 500 indoor and outdoor booths of dealers selling antiques, collectibles, jewelry, clothes, bath & body, surplus and more. Free admission and $5 parking. Click here for more info!

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June 15

Muletown Flea Market
Glover’s Second Hand, 1200 S High Street, Columbia

10am - 5pm

Spend every third Saturday in the Columbia Arts District at the Muletown Flea Market! At this free event, you will enjoy shopping from local vendors, hear live music, and enjoy time surrounded by community. Click here for more info!

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June 20

Summer Solstice Celebration
Maury County Park, 1018 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia

10am - 12pm

Join us for a Summer Solstice Celebration! We will commemorate this longest day of the year with festive come-and-go activities, story time with the Maury County Public Library, and a fun selection of summer snacks and beverages. No registration required. Click here for more info!

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June 21

Full Moon Pickin' Party
Percy Warner Equestrian Barn, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville

6pm - 10pm

This unique bluegrass music series has been a beloved Nashville tradition for over 25 years, attracting families and friends from all over to hear bluegrass under the stars in Percy Warner Park. With events running from May to September, you can enjoy live bluegrass, local food trucks, cold brews, and more, all summer long! Click here for more info!

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June 22

Boat Day Waterfest
Jefferson Springs Recreation Area

9am - 1pm

The annual Boat Day Waterfest will feature free kayak and canoe rides for all ages and educate the community on the importance of water quality and boat safety. Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center staff will be on hand to provide instruction on operating the canoes and kayaks and information about their Paddle Adventures Program. Stones River Watershed Association and Rutherford County Project WET will provide hands-on activities for children. Click here for more info!

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June 22

BrentFest
Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Pkwy, Brentwood

The fourth annual BrentFest will feature Spazmatics and Cruizin Keys Dueling Pianos on June 22nd, along with a beer garden, various food trucks, and a kids fun zone. Click here for more info!

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June 22

The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute
Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave, Franklin

7pm - 9pm

The ULTIMATE GARTH BROOKS TRIBUTE featuring Shawn Gerhard is a high-energy show based in Nashville, TN and features unparalleled showmanship, and top-level musicianship, promising guaranteed excitement for all ages. Tickets available online. Click here for more info!

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June 24

Williamson County Animal Center Lunch & Learn
1006 Grigsby Hayes Court, Franklin

12pm - 1pm

Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) is inviting the public to learn about the shelter’s programs and services while enjoying a free lunch. After an introduction about the center, guests are able to tour the cat and dog adoption areas of the shelter. Registration required. Click here for more info!

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June 29

Jacob Tolliver: A Tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis
Williamson County Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Ave, Franklin

7pm - 9pm

Jacob Tolliver presents a tribute to trailblazing rock ’n’ roller Jerry Lee Lewis. He has performed to sold-out audiences across the county, sharing the stage with luminaries including Ricky Staggs, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jackson Browne and The Beach Boys. This tribute show is packed with decades of hits and honors the electrifying, piano-driven sound and style of the late Jerry Lee Lewis. Tickets available online. Click here for more info!

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June 29

Mount Pleasant Music on the Porch
510 N Main St, Mt Pleasant

7pm - 9pm

Grab your chairs and blankets and head to Mount Pleasant for a fun evening of live music and entertainment. Click here for more info!

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July 3

July 3rd Celebration
Fairview

3pm

Head to Fairview for the annual July 3rd Celebration, featuring Rubiks Groove, Kolby Oakley, and Resurrection – A Journey Tribute. The fireworks show will begin at 9:30pm. There will be multiple food trucks on site and fun activities for the kids. Gates open at 3pm – arrive early for free giveaways including the free event t-shirt. Click here for more info!

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July 3

Independence Day Celebration
Lee Victory Recreation Park, Smyrna

5pm

Independence Day celebration on Wednesday, July 3, in Lee Victory Recreation Park. Festivities begin at 5pm, and fireworks begin at dark. Join us for this family fun event! Click here for more info!

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July 4

Franklin on the Fourth
Downtown Franklin

Patriotic festival in Downtown Franklin, sponsored by the Franklin Lions Club. This year's 4th of July Celebration will focus on family fun including, music, free games, pet resting area, arts and crafts, and food. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th
Downtown Nashville

Celebrate Independence Day 2024 with headliner Chris Young along with YOLA, Girl Named Tom, Blessing Offor, and more at the FREE family-friendly Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event in Downtown Nashville. This Fourth of July will feature one of the largest fireworks shows in the country, with the pyrotechnics synchronized to a live performance by the GRAMMY-winning Nashville Symphony. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Fourth of July Celebration at Harlinsdale Farm
Harlinsdale Farm

5pm

Friends of Franklin Parks will be hosting a Fourth of July Celebration (music, food, and kids games) at the Tractor Supply Co. Arena at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. The park will open at 5pm and the fireworks show will begin at approximately 9pm. Live music will be provided from 6pm- 9pm. Food trucks will be on site and the concessions. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Independence Day Celebration
Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive, La Vergne

6pm - 9:30pm

The La Vergne Independence Day celebration includes fireworks, live music, food vendors, and other fun activities for families. Gates open at 5:30pm and admission is free. Music starts at 6:00pm and the spectacular fireworks show will begin at dark. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Bicentennial Fourth of July Firework Show
Mount Pleasant Square, 100 Public Square, Mt Pleasant

7pm - 10pm

Get ready to light up the sky and kick off celebrating 200 years with us on the Bicentennial Fourth of July Firework Show! Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with dazzling displays, live music, delicious food, and patriotic spirit. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Red, White, and Boom
Crockett Park, 1500 Volunteer Parkway, Brentwood

7pm - 10pm

Join the city of Brentwood for the annual “Red, White, and Boom”, with fireworks beginning at 9pm. The Downtown Band will be playing. Click here for more info!

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July 4

Maury County Park Fireworks
Maury County Park, 1018 Maury County Park Dr, Columbia

9pm - 10pm

Come celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks at Maury County Park on Tuesday, July 4th! The show begins around 9pm with fireworks being displayed from the top of the hill, creating many spectacular viewing points. Come early, claim your spot, and tune your radio to 87.9 FM for synchronized music!  Click here for more info!

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July 5

Columbia First Fridays
Downtown Columbia

5pm - 8pm

Experience shopping, dining, live music, and more on the streets of downtown Columbia. Access free public parking lots at 700 N. Garden St, 202 W. 6th St, and 119 E 7th St. A shuttle bus is available throughout the entirety of the event rotating between Columbia Plaza and Downtown every 15 minutes at 415 W 7th St. Click here for more info!

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July 5

Eagleville First Fridays
Downtown Eagleville

5pm - 8pm

Head to downtown Eagleville on the first Friday of the month for food trucks, merchants, restaurants and live music. Click here for more info!

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July 5

Franklin First Friday Art Scene Art Crawl
Franklin Main Street, Franklin

6pm - 9pm

A free event, Art Crawl celebrates local craftsmanship and is held the first Friday of each month at businesses and venues throughout downtown Franklin.  Click here for more info!

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July 5

Friday Night Live
1 South Public Square, Murfreesboro

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Experience the magic of Friday Night Live concerts on the historic Murfreesboro Square, a fun family-friendly entertainment every month from June to September. And it’s all free! July 5th will feature The O’Donnell’s. Click here for more info!

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July 6

Columbia Farmers Market
Riverwalk Park Pavilion, 102 Riverside Drive, Columbia

8am - 12pm

Visit the Farmers Market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to explore products from a variety of local farmers, artisans, florists, and much more! Click here for more info!

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July 6

Nolensville Summer 2024 Market
7248 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville

8am - 12pm

Visit the Nolensville Farmers Market every Saturday morning for organic and naturally grown produce, several varieties of meat, baked goods, farm fresh eggs, crafts, and food trucks!  Click here for more info!

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July 6

The Franklin Farmers Market
230 Franklin Rd, Franklin

8am - 12pm

From produce, fruit and dairy to baked goods and meats, you’ll find delicious fresh food at the Franklin Farmers Market behind The Factory at Franklin. The market runs year-round, every Saturday. Click here for more info!

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July 13

GraceWorks Super Sale Saturday
104 Southeast Parkway, Suite 100, Franklin

GraceWorks provides one day per month where all things in our thrift store can be affordable to anyone. Visit us every second Saturday of the month to claim 50% off on everything! Click here for more info!

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July 13

Homeward Bound: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel
Williamson County Performing Arts Center

7pm

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center presents “Homeward Bound: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel” as part of their 2024 Summer Tribute Series. Performed by Nic & Alex Chamberlain the show will envelope you in the nuances and power of some of the most unforgettable music of all time. Join us for an evening together, and remember why this music still resonates today.  Click here for more info!

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July 19

Full Moon Pickin' Party
Percy Warner Equestrian Barn, 2500 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville

6pm - 10pm

This unique bluegrass music series has been a beloved Nashville tradition for over 25 years, attracting families and friends from all over to hear bluegrass under the stars in Percy Warner Park. With events running from May to September, you can enjoy live bluegrass, local food trucks, cold brews, and more, all summer long! Click here for more info!

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July 19

Jazz Under the Stars
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

7pm

Join us for an extraordinary night with the Grammy-winning, genre-defying New Orleans icons, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Celebrating 45 years, their sound, self-described as a “musical gumbo,” is renowned globally, promising an unforgettable sonic journey. Known for high-energy performances, this group is synonymous with exhilarating shows where they combine a dynamic fusion of upbeat brass arrangements with bebop jazz, funk and R&B. Click here for more info!

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July 20

Muletown Flea Market
Glover’s Second Hand, 1200 S High Street, Columbia

10am - 5pm

Spend every third Saturday in the Columbia Arts District at the Muletown Flea Market! At this free event, you will enjoy shopping from local vendors, hear live music, and enjoy time surrounded by community.  Click here for more info!

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July 20

Pickin' in the Park
Harvey Park, 4001 Miles Johnson Pkwy, Spring Hill

5pm - 7pm

Pickin’ in the Park is a free community live music event for all ages. This month’s Pickin’ in the Park will feature wonderful musicians and a fantastic food truck! Click here for more info!

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July 27

3rd Annual Rebel Rouser Cruise-In
Historic Elm Springs, 2349 Park Plus Dr, Columbia

9am - 2pm

Calling all classic cars, rat rods, projects, trucks, motorcycles, and schoolbuses! Come to the 3rd Annual Rebel Rouser Cruise In at the National Confederate Museum in Columbia, Tennessee. Cruise in and have fun. Car owners get a free tour of the museum. Drinks, food, and other treats will be available for purchase. Click here for more info!

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July 27

Mt. Pleasant Music on the Porch
216 Pleasant St, Mt. Pleasant

7pm - 9pm

Grab your chairs and blankets and head to Mount Pleasant for a fun evening of live music and entertainment.  Click here for more info!

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July 27

World Turning: A Tribute To Fleetwood Mac
Williamson County Performing Arts Center

7pm

The Williamson County Performing Arts Center presents “World Turning: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac” as part of their 2024 Summer Tribute Series. Three vocalists and a 9-piece band will take you back in time through the history of Motown’s biggest artists with all of their greatest hits. Featured artists include Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Temptations and more! Click here for more info!

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July 30

Williamson County Animal Center Lunch & Learn
1006 Grigsby Hayes Court, Franklin

12pm - 1pm

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Submit local event information including: date, times, location, cost, and brief description of the event here. writer.thenewresidentsguide@gmail.com. All submissions will be considered for The New Residents' Guide Calendar of Events; however, there are no guarantees the event will be posted. Submissions must be received 90 days or more before the event. Thanks!

Williamson County Animal Center (WCAC) is inviting the public to learn about the shelter’s programs and services while enjoying a free lunch. After an introduction about the center, guests are able to tour the cat and dog adoption areas of the shelter. Registration required. Click here for more info!

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